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    Golden-Egg English Class

    Someone is trying to open a tutoring class for teaching English to students, and he needs to name it. Is the following correct?
    Plese see to its meaning and grammar like the dash. The meaning is "If you study here, you will produce perfect English like golden eggs". Do golden eggs in the west mean a very fruitful result?

    ex)"Golden-Egg English Class" or shortened as "GE English Class"
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    Re: Golden-Egg English Class

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Someone is trying to open a tutoring class for teaching English to studetns, and he needs to name it. Is the following correct?
    Plese see to its meaning and grammar like the dash. The meaning is "If you study here, you will produce perfect English like golden eggs". Do golden eggs in the west mean a very fruitful result?

    ex)"Golden-Egg English Class" or shortened as "GE English Class"
    To be quite honest , I don't think this metaphor works. For egg idioms have a look there.

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    Re: Golden-Egg English Class

    If golden-egg is not a good metaphor for advertising an English tutoring, you could recommend a better one.

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    Re: Golden-Egg English Class

    I don't see why we should.

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    Re: Golden-Egg English Class

    If you study here, you will produce perfect English like golden eggs
    Something like:

    If you study here, you will learn to produce perfect English.

    If you want to extend it, then I would add something along the lines of Like the finest students/Grade A students, etc.


    The golden egg doesn't work IMO because of the idiom we would be most likely to associate it with.

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    Re: Golden-Egg English Class

    Do you think it's because "golden egg" has a bad meaning or it just means a profitable result unrelated to studying?

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    Re: Golden-Egg English Class

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    Do you think it's because "golden egg" has a bad meaning or it just means a profitable result unrelated to studying?
    If it has any meaning, it's usually associated with the idiom Tdol mentioned. If one wishes to call one's school 'Golden Egg' or 'Silver Lining' or 'Platinum Blonde', that's fine; one must not, however, expect native speakers to say how wonderfully appropriate these names are.

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